Man to serve 14 years in prison for conspiring to sell cocaine, oxycodone in NH and Mass.
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CONCORD — A Haverhill, Massachusetts man has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for participating in a conspiracy to distribute oxycodone and cocaine.
Acting United States Attorney John J. Farley announced on Monday that Franklyn Morillo, 42, has been sentenced to 14 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to possessing and planning to distribute oxycodone and cocaine back in 2015.
According to court documents and statements in court, Morillo and others worked together to distribute oxycodone pills and cocaine in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. An investigation found that Morillo and others were responsible for the distribution of thousands of oxycodone pills and several kilograms of cocaine.
Over $18,000 in cash and a quantity of cocaine were seized from Morillo’s residence in Haverhill during the execution of a search warrant in August of 2015. Morillo was arrested on October 1, 2015. A quantity of oxycodone pills and over $2,000 in cash were recovered from his residence at the time of his arrest.
Morillo is one of six individuals indicted by a federal grand jury on September 23, 2015, and charged with conspiracy to distribute, and possess with intent to distribute, controlled substances. The other defendants are: Mara Morillo, 41, of Haverhill, Massachusetts; Juan Rojas, 32, of Haverhill, Massachusetts; Justin Bartimus, 36, formerly of Methuen, Massachusetts; Jorge Medina, 25, of Haverhill, Massachusetts; and Michael Lally, 29, of Salem, New Hampshire.
All of the defendants have pleaded guilty. Morillo pleaded guilty on October 28, 2016.